New York and five other Northeastern states are suing federal regulators to force them to help ensure that upwind states control their pollution.
A privately funded great white shark research group has confirmed the waters off Long Island's Montauk Point are a "nursery," a first in the study of great whites in the northwest Atlantic Ocean, the organization and other ...
One of the British scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Physics Tuesday said he was "pleased as punch" and celebrated with a sushi lunch and a glass of wine.
Earlier this week, Slooh member Bernd Lütkenhöner and Slooh astronomer Paul Cox were able to image the newly discovered Comet C/2016 R3 (Borisov) under extraordinary conditions. The comet had been close to the Sun since ...
Researchers are studying a possible hybrid species of iguana found in the Cayman Islands that could pose a new risk to a native variety that officials have declared critically endangered.
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and others agreed to a $2.5 million settlement to end their part of a lawsuit brought over Rhode Island's disastrous $75 million deal with 38 Studios, his failed video game company.
The skull of a mammoth - possibly roaming the planet 13,000 years ago - was unearthed from an eroding stream in the Santa Rosa Island at Channel Islands National Park.
The man who created the TED conference is embroiled in a multimillion-dollar legal dispute over the sale of a TED spinoff.
South Australia's iconic Kangaroo Island could be powered by up to 100 per cent renewable energy at a comparable cost to replacing the aging undersea electrical cable connecting the island to the mainland grid, a new study ...
He's over 100 years old, but his sex life is the stuff of legend. Diego the Tortoise is quite the ladies' man, and his exploits have helped save his species from extinction.